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Education Research Guide
Are you studying for the CBEST or CSET this year? Do you need to know what the California Content Standards are for your discipline? Would you like to know what the teacher certification requirements are in California, as well as in other states?
CBEST located in REF LB 3060.33 .C34 W96
CSET located in REF LB 1766 .C74 P67
CSET (Math) located in REF LB 1763 .C3 S35
CSET (English) located in REF LB 1772 .C2 R67
All other CSET subjects located in the same general area
Teacher Certification Requirements in All Fifty States located in REF LB 1771 .T43
Content Standards for California Public Schools (English/Language Arts) in REF LB 3060.85 .C3 R42
Make sure to take a look at all the Education materials in our Reference area, starting in the L's.
Accountability Progress Reporting: “California's integrated accountability system that reports both the state Academic Performance Index (API), and the federal Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and Program Improvement (PI).”
Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs: "Fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, sympathetic, and peaceful relations, as mandated by the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchanges Act of 1961."
Figure This!- Download and print math challenges.
International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) enables teachers to collaborate on projects via the Internet that "both enhance learning and make a difference in the world."
International Education Week - "Promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States."
Lesson Planet is a lesson plan search engine for teachers that provides teacher-reviewed online resources including more than 150,000 online lesson plans and 75,000 online worksheets.
Math and Science -Math and science web sites that help to bring technology into the classroom, including an online astronomy textbook and links to instructional resources.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - Interactive, web-based tutorials
North Coastal Consortium for Special Education - "A Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) that is composed of 14 school districts in the North County.
SpellingCity - Free site that makes learning to spell fun!
Time4Writing - provides a series of 8-week, teacher-led courses for elementary, middle school and high school students.
Many websites have compiled lists of multicultural lesson plans and resources, like the Virtual Middle School Library, and the Multicultural Pavilion's Resources and Dialogues for Equity in Education.